A new bakery, Jolirose Cake Shop, openes in Valley Cottage, NY.
New psychotherapy center, Hudson Valley Psychotherapy, opens in Nyack, NY.
Local teachers discuss kids and technology as well as how it affects their classrooms and the learning process.
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Visit BounceU of Paramus, BounceU of Nanuet, or BounceU of Elmsford throughout the month of October to participate in a community art project that donates to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
House of Sports, which offers after-school and weekend sports classes and sports leagues for kids in Westchester, is now under new ownership, and is expanding its sports offerings for kids.
Legoland Discovery Center Westchester has a new Lego sculpture on display Oct. 1-14 at Westchester's Ridge Hill: a Porsche 911 RSR that is half constructed of Lego bricks, half real car.
Magnolia Lake Clothing is a new online children's clothing company that hand sews clothes out of vintage fabrics. The clothing company offers regular sizes up to size 8, as well as custom sizing.
Streamers Events recently began offering its services as a party styling service. The company also offers wardrobe styling, and party planning in the New York metro area.
Purchase College is expanding its adult continuing education program this fall with the addition of a tattoo illustration class and a new interior design class as part of its interior design certificate program.
Award-winning and best-selling author Peter Danish founded Danish Writing Academy in Nyack, where he will teach high school students how to write polished college application essays, teens and young adults about fiction and play writing, and adults about novel writing.
Swirl N Joy, a build-your-own frozen yogurt dessert bar in Tuckahoe, recently opened an outdoor kids' play area, and added games and iPads inside.
Billy Beez, an indoor play space with a location in West Nyack, recently opened a location at the Bay Plaza Mall in the Bronx. The kids' entertainment center also hosts birthday parties.
Peter Cirolia, who danced alongside New York City ballet, owns Ballet Muscle, a studio that offers ballet and fitness classes for kids and adults in New Rochelle. Ballet Muscle recently began offering summer ballet and fitness programs for kids.
Kangs Martial Arts, a martial arts studio in Scarsdale, now offers a taekwondo class catered to preschoolers.
Over the Moon Music and More, which offers Music Together®, is expanding its Scarsdale location and offering more classes, as well as birthday parties.
NYMetroParents is proud to announce the 8 finalists in the 2015 Kids Cover Contest, who are set to be professionally photographed in late June.
Star Kidz, an after-school performing arts school in Westchester County, will offer its theater, singing, and acting classes at the JCC of Harrison beginning in the fall.
Dave & Buster's recently opened a new location in Pelham Manor. The family arcade features a restaurant, arcade, and prize area. Dave & Buster's also offers birthday parties and an area for parents to watch live sports while kids are playing.
Mike Risko Music in Ossining has been named one of the world’s Top 100 musical instrument and product retailers for the second year in a row by the global association for the music products industry, the National Association of Music Merchants.
The 2015 NYMetroParents Kids Photo Contest is accepting entries through June 13. Eight local kid finalists will win a professional photo shoot and divide over $1,000 in prizes. One grand prize winner will appear on a future print cover of the magazine!
A new family-friendly sports attraction, iFLY Indoor Skydiving, broke ground at Ridge Hill in Yonkers on May 14. This will be one of only 11 iFLY locations in the country.
The popular camp sport Gaga has come to Westchester County with the opening of The Gaga Center in Scarsdale. The center focuses on a safe alternative to dodgeball and offers birthday parties and after-school programs.
Playland MarketFest will open in Rye as part of Playland Park's Opening Day Celebration on May 9. Local and regional vendors of vintage and handmade items, jewelry, artwork, crafts, clothing, and artisanal food will be represented to offer an exciting shopping experience.
Gina Palumbo, a family photographer in Westchester, recently added newborn photo sessions to the list of photo services at her studio, Keep It Captured.
Next Level Day Camp, a day camp for girls, will host its inaugural summer this year. The New Rochelle day camp offers a variety of activities, including STEM, cooking, drama, sports, yoga, and cross fit.